# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Salt Lake City, UT (SLC)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City (Los Angeles International Airport – Salt Lake City International Airport) is 590 miles / 949 kilometers / 512 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Salt Lake City (SLC) is 710 miles / 1143 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 39 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC).

## How far is Salt Lake City from Los Angeles?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Salt Lake City. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 589.658 miles
• 948.963 kilometers
• 512.399 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 589.879 miles
• 949.318 kilometers
• 512.591 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## Airport information

A Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Salt Lake City International Airport
City: Salt Lake City, UT
Country: United States
IATA Code: SLC
ICAO Code: KSLC
Coordinates: 40°47′18″N, 111°58′40″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Salt Lake City is 1 hour. Salt Lake City is 1 hour ahead of Los Angeles.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 111 kg (246 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Salt Lake City (SLC).

Distance:
590
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
590

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